NEW YORK, Dec 11- Natural gas futures hit 7- month highs on Wednesday after cold weather forecasts bumped up expectations for heating demand in the United States, while U.S. crude prices tumbled on a report showing a build in gasoline inventories. Copper rose for a fourth straight session in London, hitting a one-month high together with zinc.» Read More
Natural gas prices have hit a 6-month high after a winter storm swept across the country, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson
Thomas West, attorney for Norse Energy, discusses why the company will sue New York State if the environmental impact report on fracking is not released soon. He says he's sure fracking can be done safely.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets and looks at where oil and precious metals are likely headed tomorrow.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Gold jumped $25 today, mostly on "position squaring," she reports. All eyes are now on tomorrow's jobs number and what that means to the taper.
Through the hustle and bustle of OPEC's meeting in Vienna on Wednesday, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh sent out an invite to global oil majors.
Saudi Arabia's oil minister downplays the threat of oversupply despite Iran looking to ramp up its production even if oil hits $20 a barrel.
Nigeria is aggressively tackling oil theft in the country, oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke told CNBC on Wednesday in a TV interview.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports oil closed above $96 per barrel, the highest price since the end of October. And TransCanda's key pipeline will be operational by January 3rd.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports the pop in natural gas and the rise in WTI futures.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up today, mostly due to manufacturing data and numbers out of China. OPEC nations meet in Vienna on Wednesday.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There's was a mixed trade for oil today, but a bullish day for nat gas, as the drawdown was bigger than expected. Oil hit a 5-month low after a bigger-than-expected build.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the natural gas inventory numbers, which were down 13BCF for the week.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Traders are looking ahead to inventory numbers after the deal with Iran. They expect a build of about 800,000 barrels, she says.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. There was a muted reaction to the deal with Iran in the markets, she says. Still, gas prices could fall, depending on the situation at U.S refineries.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the plunge in oil prices and the pop in natural gas.
*China reliance on LNG to increase significantly. PERTH, Nov 22- China is likely to see natural gas shortages every winter until the end of the decade as domestic production fails to keep up with demand, a factor likely to drive global liquefied natural gas prices higher, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said in a report released on Friday.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude futures closed higher in spite of a potential December taper by the Fed.
Daniel Hynes, commodity strategist at Hynes Commodities discusses the demand outlook for the yellow metal.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports where you can find the lowest gas prices in the nation and why California's gas has dropped.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- A benchmark commodities index sank to the lowest level since June 2012 on Tuesday as a weak cash market weighed on natural gas futures and easing supply concerns pressured Brent crude oil.